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Students to explore algebra through storytelling



Some pre-algebra students in a Texas school district will participate in a study involving storytelling and algebra. Students will write stories about personal interests that incorporate algebraic con… Read More

N.C. law schools retool curricula amid tough job market


  • Charlotte Observer (N.C.), The

Faced with dwindling enrollment and a tough job market, law schools in North Carolina are revamping their programs. Elon University in Greensboro has shortened its three-year program by six months and… Read More

Dentists aim to remove barriers for children with autism


  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

A small, but growing number of pediatric dentists are seeking ways to accommodate children with autism. Two small studies have examined ways to desensitize children with disabilities to the routines o… Read More

How to prepare for the most common interview questions


  • U.S. News & World Report

Job seekers always should be ready to answer questions about their weaknesses and why they left their last job, career blogger Alison Green notes. In this blog post, she also advises that candidates b… Read More